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Got big plans for the weekend? Whatever you’re up to I appreciate you taking us along and making 98 Country part of it. Whether you’re working on the honey-do list, or just relaxing, making your weekend up as you go along (those are the best kind), I’ll keep churnin’ out the tunes for you, and keep you up to date on what’s going on in St. Cloud this weekend.

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Sa 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Join The Relay For Life To Help Fight Back Against Cancer

The 'Relay For Life' of Greater St. Cloud is coming up on Friday, June 5th. It's an all-niter featuring a variety of activities, entertainment, and more -- but is ultimately all about celebrating cancer survivors, remembering those lost to cancer, and fighting back by raising money for the American Cancer Society. Are you with me?

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Minnesota’s Morning Show: KFC’s Next Big Invention [Watch]

KFC has come up with a new concept and it's genius. (And you don't eat it.) There are so many other parts of my life where this would come in handy. Here's a clip from this morning's show where Cindy explains the new invention. Cool!

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Minnesota’s Morning Show: David Letterman (Yes or B.S.) [Watch]

Tonight is David Letterman's final show on CBS. The end of a television era for sure. Cindy quizzed Jim & I this morning with a little Letterman trivia. Give it a shot and see how you do.

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Minnesota’s Morning Show: Who’s Better At Grilling, Men or Women? [Watch]

With Memorial Day weekend ion the horizon, and the unofficial start to summer just days away -- we thought we'd visit the age old question; Which sex is better at grilling? (Cindy's got stats to back up her argument.)

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It’s Graduation Season, So What’s Your Advice (In Four Words)?

It's high school graduation season in Minnesota, in fact St. Cloud Cathedral kids get their diplomas Friday night, followed by Sauk-Rapids-Rice next Tuesday, and Sartell-St. St Stephen on May 30th. What advice would you give today's graduates (using only four words of course)? Here's what we came up with this morning.

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Are You Minnesota Enough?: Great Lakes Aurora Hunters [Watch]

Seriously, this is one of the best online series I've come across; called 'Are You Minnesota Enough?' created by the folks on the TPT Rewire team. It celebrates MN food, lakes, lifestyle, and more -- and is always good for a self-deprecating Minnesota laugh don't ya know.

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Minnesota’s Morning Show: New Unhealthy Foods To Try [Watch]

I try to be healthy, I really do, but then Cindy comes up with a list like this of new, unhealthy food creations that I just can't resist. They just sound so darned good. (This is why the State Fair is so hard on me. I just can't say no to this stuff.)

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Are You Minnesota Enough?: The Juicy Lucy [Watch]

Seriously, this is one of the best online series I've come across; called 'Are You Minnesota Enough?' created by the folks on the TPT Rewire team. It celebrates MN food, lakes, lifestyle, and more -- and is always good for a self-deprecating Minnesota laugh don't ya know.

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What’s Your dream vacation?

Last week Becky Korman of Rice won Dream Getaway #3. Before that, Kevin Reil of Sauk Rapids captured dream Getaway #1, and Dick Christiansen of St. Cloud won Dream Getaway #2 -- and all are planning the vacation of their dreams. Today we start your journey towards Dream Getaway #4. Where do you want to go?

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More Severe Weather Expected This Afternoon & Tonight

Last night's severe weather across the area may have just been the opening round for what's expected to be another evening of strong storms. The National Weather Service says storms could become severe late this afternoon and into the night, producing large hail, heavy rain, and damaging winds.

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My Day At Minnesota Twins Fantasy Camp

98.1 Minnesota's New Country doesn't carry the Minnesota Twins games, but our sister station 1240 WJON does -- and that was my ticket (along with my brother-in-law) into the Twins' Radio Affiliates Fantasy Camp yesterday at Target Field; and it was all kinds of awesome!

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Tornado Watch Issued For Central Minnesota

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch in effect until 10:00 tonight for the western half of Central Minnesota including St. Cloud, Willmar, Alexandria, and Morris. Stay tuned to 98.1 FM for possible warnings.

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